Shamim Garcia (CGS ’18, Pardee ’20, ’22) Appointed Presidential Management Fellow at the Department of State
“My placement at PRM combines my research interests in Central America and migration studies with my personal drive of serving refugee and migrant communities. I am beyond excited to work with like-minded individuals who are similarly driven by humanitarian ideals.”
Lori Publishes Article on the Global Mobility Rights
“Without ‘humanitarian corridors’ that allow for safe passage under duress, vulnerable groups are forced to engage human traffickers and undertake increasingly dangerous journeys as ‘illegal’ migrants.”
Storella Discusses Syrian Refugee Crisis on Diplomatic Immunity
In his remarks, Storella discusses the severity of the Syrian humanitarian crisis, the drivers of this crisis, and the international response.
Policy Leaders Forum: Ugandan PM Ruhakana Rugunda
The Policy Leaders Forum series brings senior international policymakers to Boston University for conversations with faculty, students and guests.
Kelberer Publishes Policy Paper on Refugee Work Permits in Jordan
MA candidate Vicky Kelberer published the report with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies.
BtH: Town Hall on Refugees, Immigrants and Us
The event, part of the Pardee School’s Beyond the Headlines series, was co-sponsored by the Initiative on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking.
Lori, Kelberer Awarded Initiative on Cities Grant
Prof. Noora Lori and MA candidate Vicky Kelberer received the grant from the Boston University Initiative on Cities.
Student Spotlight: Kelberer Pens Article
The article, entitled “Putting Refugee Work Permits to Work,” was published in the Spring 2016 issue of the Middle East Report.
FMHT: Syrian Refugees and Turkey’s Open Door Policy
Dr. Cigdem Benam discussed the sources and transformation of Turkey’s policy towards Syrian refugees.
Schmidt on WBUR: Europe’s Refugees
Professor Vivien Schmidt spoke on On Point with Tom Ashbrook about Europe’s refugee crisis.
Pardee School Centers: ‘Frontiers of Fear’
A recent event at the Pardee School gave a sobering look at the causes and potential solutions to the Syrian refugee crisis.
ASC Researcher on WBAI Radio: Eritreans in Mexico
Dan Connell, a visiting researcher with the African Studies Center, said that the Eritrean refugee crisis is reverberating even as far as the Americas.
Student Spotlight: Kelberer in HuffPo on Jordan Refugees
Pardee School graduate student Vicky Kelberer penned an article for the Huffington Post on the heartbreaking conditions endured by Jordan’s urban refugees, which she witnessed as part of a research trip to that nation with a humanitarian aid group.
VIDEO: Pardee Alum Works With Syrian Refugees
Bethany Saul, an alumna of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, has been featured in a video on BUniverse about her work with Syrian refugees in Amman, Jordan.